January 4, 2020

Incident at 52NM BEAUCE (ST-GEORGES) QC (VLV) VOR/DME (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A WestJet Encore Ltd. de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GPWE/WEN3441) from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) declared PAN PAN with Boston Centre due to a loss of the hydraulic system. The aircraft then requested to be redirected to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and requested the services of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF). The aircraft landed on Runway 06R at 1153Z without incident. Runway 06R was closed from 1153Z to 1210Z. Impact: a few departures were delayed.

January 19, 2020

Incident at TUKIR intersection

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FQWE/WEN3419) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) deviated from its flight plan at TUKIR. WEN3419 was instructed to go direct IGSAP. No operational impact.

January 6, 2020

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GEWR/WEN3437) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) conducted a go-around Runway 23 due to Runway Surface Conditions (RSC)/ Canadian Runway Friction Index (CRFI). WEN3437 landed Runway 23 at 0314Z without further incident. No operational impact.

January 23, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FFQT) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) landed on Runway 24 and was instructed by the tower controller to vacate Runway 24 and contact ground in Delta Taxiway. C-FFQT called the ground controller after crossing the hold short line of Runway 29 at Delta. A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FCUS) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) was rolling out to Bravo Taxiway after landing Runway 29 already with vacate instructions.

January 21, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FSXA) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) reported oil cap falling off after touching down Runway 29.

January 24, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GNPE) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) turned right after departure without approval.

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FRJU) from Moncton/Romeo LeBLanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) began departure roll without clearance.

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FNXA) on a flight from Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) to Fredericton Intl, NB (CYFC) broke altitude restriction inbound.

January 21, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Cessna 172S (C-FUWN) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) was on approach to Runway 29 and was instructed to break off the approach and join the left downwind for Runway 29. The aircraft joined the right downwind for Runway 11. No impact on operations.

January 23, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FRIZ) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) crossed the hold short line before getting permission.

January 24, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-GMFE) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) conducted a non-approved 360 degree turn on the downwind.

January 25, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-NFTJ) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) entered Runway 11 despite being instructed to hold short.

January 16, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

A WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-GTWE/WEN3436) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) had to conduct a missed approach and returned to the area control centre (ACC) due to an aircraft still on runway. A Boeing 747 was very slowly backtracking Runway 24 and the turning bay was slippery, this caused a delay of about 10 minutes.

January 18, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

A WestJet Encore Boeing 737-800 (WEN3419) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) was taxied on Taxiway F when it was closed by NOTAM.

January 9, 2020

Accident at BATHURST NB (CZBF)

A Moncton Flight College Piper PA-44-180 (C-FTUU) from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) to Bathurst, NB (CZBF) had an accident upon landing in CZBF.

January 10, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Incursion - runway - animal)

While taxiing for departure off of Runway 23, a Morningstar Air Express Boeing 757-2B7 (C-FMHA/MAL7054) from Halifax/Stanfield, NS (CYHZ) to Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) reported a fox or coyote on Runway 14. The airport duty manager advised. No impact on operations.

January 9, 2020

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

A United States Air Force Lockheed C-130 (RCH320) on a flight from Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) returned with a mechanical issue. No assistance required. RCH320 pulled up on final Runway 23 due to winds and landed Runway 32 on second attempt. RCH320 was unable to stop by last exit requiring a backtrack. A Cargojet Airways Boeing 757-223 (C-GCJT/CJT626) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) was pulled up by the tower due to lack of spacing.

January 2, 2020

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FXVZ) from Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) was issued a VFR departure route which contains a 1500ft restriction. The aircraft was observed at 2500ft and asked to descend back to 1500ft. There was in bound traffic 3000 feet, no conflict, no impact on operation.

December 28, 2019

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8724) from Gaspé, QC (CYGP) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) rejected its approach on Runway 25 at CYGR due to a mechanical problem. The aircraft then declared an emergency with the Moncton Area Control Centre (ACC). It reached the ground at Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc, NB (CYQM) without incident. No impact.

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8724) from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) conducted a missed approach on Runway 25 due to a mechanical problem. JZA8724 declared an emergency with the Moncton area control centre (ACC) afterwards and then asked to be redirected to Greater Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM). No impact.

Incident at ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE QC (CYGR)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACF/JZA8724) on a flight from Gaspé/Michel-Pouliot, QC (CYGP) to les Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC (CYGR) on approach at CYGR executed a missed approach and reported an issue with the hydraulic system. The aircraft declared an emergency and diverted to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM). Aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) was requested on arrival. The aircraft landed safely at 0729Z. No impact to operations.

December 11, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

A CargoJet Airways Boeing 767-39H (C-FDIJ/CJT621) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) indicated that it had hit a raccoon on Runway 24 while landing. A Morningstar Air Express Boeing 757-2B7 (C-FMOC/MAL7054) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) had to reject its approach and fly holding patterns, and a Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-200 (NRL55) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) flew holding patterns while the animal was being removed. Runway 06/24 was closed from 0143Z to 0158Z.

November 20, 2019

Incident at RIMOUSKI QC (CYXK)

An Air Inuit de Havilland DHC-8-314 (C-GXAI/AIE861) from Port-Menier, QC (CYPN) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) was cleared for CYYY. The aircraft cancelled its IFR at 1641Z, directly above the airport while it was heading to Runway 06. The aircraft landed at Rimouski, QC (CYXK) instead of CYYY. The Montreal Area Control Centre (CZUL) was notified. A Government of Canada Department of Transport de Havilland DHC-8-102 (C-GCFJ/TGO950) from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) was in the sector. No known impact. Duplicate AOR 258749-V1 deleted.

September 30, 2019

Incident at 106NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

En route to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM), a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8902) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) reported an indication problem and requested a return to CYUL. No emergency. JZA8902 landed without incident on Runway 06R at 1749Z. No impact.

August 15, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX) (FOD (foreign object debris))

While it was holding short of the runway, a Government of Canada Department of National Defence Bombardier BD-100 Challenger 300 (CL30) (CFC3701) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) mentioned that it had seen white foreign object debris (FOD) fall from a Cargair Cessna 172M (C-GUCU) from Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX) to Montreal/Mirabel, QC (CYMX), which was conducting a touch-and-go.

August 16, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ 170-200 SU (C-FEKS/SKV7596) from Chicago/OHare, IL (KORD) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) rejected its approach at the towers request. SKV7596 received and read back the instruction to fly at 160 kts or under, but the aircraft was seen flying 110 kts faster than a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (C-GLTA/JZA8907) from Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL), which was in front of it. No other impact on operations.

August 4, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (C-GGJA/JZA8901) from Greater Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) conducted a go-around due to unstable approach on Runway 06L. No impact on operations.

August 11, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris), Incursion - runway - vehicle)

Without clearance, a vehicle (SUR8901), which was on the Runway 06R holding bay, went onto Runway 06R/24L in an attempt to pick up foreign object debris (FOD). A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (JZA7135) from Greater Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) was 2 NM on final for Runway 24L.

August 12, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

At takeoff from Runway 24R, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-301 (JZA8906) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Greater Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) followed a heading of 285 instead of the heading of 205 that was assigned to it. No impact.

July 5, 2019

Incident at 20NM ST-JEAN QC (CYJN)

Once level, a Government of Canada, Department of Transport Cessna 550 (C-FKLB/TGO857) from Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, ON (CYOW) to Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) reported having a problem with the anti-ice equipment on one of the engines. No emergency declared and needed to return to CYOW. No impact on operations.

June 30, 2019

Incident at 3NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

The separation between a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-300 (JZA8907) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) and an Air Transat Airbus A321-211 (TSC811) from Varadero, Cuba (MUVR) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 24R was reduced to 2.6 NM when it should have been 3 NM. Impact on operations: TSC811 decided to conduct a go-around on Runway 24R.
Update TSB #A19Q0112: C-FACT, a Jazz Aviation LP Dash 8 100-300 (JZA907), was conducting an IFR flight from Moncton/Greater Moncton International (CYQM), NB, to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL) QC. C-GEZO, an Air Transat A.T. Airbus A321-211 (TSC811), was conducting an IFR flight from Varadero (MUVR), Cuba, to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL), QC. JZA907 was inbound for landing on Runway 24R, followed by TSC811. ATC asked TSC811 to reduce its approach speed to maintain the required 3 NM distance between the 2 aircraft. After JZA907 landed on the runway, ATC advised TSC811 that JZA907 was headed towards B2 to clear the runway. TSC811 acknowledged the advisory and initiated an ascent. Spacing at this time was 2.6 NM.

Incident at 97NM MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

While inbound, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-300 (JZA8907) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) declared PAN PAN due to cabin depressurization. JZA8907 descended to 8 000 ft, then cancelled its PAN PAN. JZA8907 landed without incident at 0519Z. No impact on operations.
TSB Update #A19Q0097: C-FACT, a Jazz Aviation LP de Havilland DHC-8-300, was on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight JZA8907 from Greater Moncton/Roméo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) with 3 crew members and 12 passengers on board. While the aircraft was in cruising flight at FL240, there was a pressurization problem. The crew declared a PAN PAN and conducted a rapid descent to 8 000 ft, but the passenger oxygen masks, however, were not deployed. The crew then cancelled the PAN PAN, and the aircraft landed without incident at CYUL.

June 2, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL) (FOD (foreign object debris))

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 (C-FACV/JZA8903) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike at landing. Carcasses were found. No other impact on operations.

May 30, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

After having received and read back clearance to turn left following a heading of 180, a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (JZA8908) from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) was seen turning on a heading of 135. The equipment was accidentally programmed to follow a heading of 108. No impact on operations.

May 26, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZG/JZA8901) from Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau, QC (CYUL) reported a bird strike on arrival. No impact on operations.

April 20, 2019

Incident at MUSDU

A de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKUK/JZA8909) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Montreal, QC (CYUL) asked if it could descend due to a cabin depressurization problem. The situation was stable at 8 000 ft. An emergency was declared. JZA8909 continued its flight to CYUL where it landed without incident on Runway 06L at 0102Z. No impact on operations
Update TSB #A19Q0052: C-GKUK, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8909 from Greater Moncton Roméo Leblanc Intl (CYQM), NB to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC with 4 crew members and 61 passengers on board. During cruise flight at 16 000 feet, the aircraft experienced a loss of cabin pressure, accompanied by a loud popping sound heard from the back of the aircraft. The flight crew donned their oxygen masks, initiated an emergency descent to 10 000 feet, and declared a PAN PAN. The flight continued to destination without further incident. The operator’s maintenance identified a leak from a faulty cargo door seal.

February 5, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (series 100) (C-GGJA/JZA8902) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) rejected its takeoff on Runway 24R due to improper configuration. JZA8902 finally took off at 1938Z. No impact on operations.

January 24, 2019

Incident at BOBKI intersection

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300 (ACA419) from Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ), which was on a heading of 280 and climbing to FL200, was instructed to fly direct MELTI. Fifty seconds passed before the beginning of the turn. The result was a loss of separation with a Jazz Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (series 200) (JZA8851) from Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Ottawa/Macdonald–Cartier, ON (CYOW), which was abeam and descending to FL210. The paths were therefore divergent. No impact on operations.
Update - TSB Report #A19Q0013: C-GFAJ, an Air Canada Airbus A330-300, was on instrument flight rules (IFR) flight ACA419 from Montreal/Pierre Elliot Trudeau Intl., QC (CYUL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl., ON (CYYZ). While it was climbing to FL200, the flight crew was instructed to proceed direct MELTI. 50 seconds passed before the beginning of the turn. Consequently, its separation with C-GGJA, a Jazz Aviaton LP Bombardier CRJ-200 on flight JZA851 to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl., ON (CYOM), was reduced to 4.7 miles laterally, while the standard is 5 miles. The paths of the aircraft were divergent.

January 10, 2019

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

A Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GJZN/JZA8901) from Moncton/Roméo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Montreal/Trudeau, QC (CYUL) on final for Runway 24R was instructed by the tower to conduct a go-around, since the previous arrival was slow in clearing the runway.

December 26, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (C-GHPD/ROU1503) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) initiated a missed approach to Runway 05 due to being unstable on the approach.

November 30, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1511) from Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) on final approach for Runway 05 was instructed to go around due to reduced separation with previous landing aircraft, an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1501) from Moncton Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). No impact to operations.

October 20, 2019

Incident at 5NM TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (WEN3440) on a flight from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ) to Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) reported a laser strike on departure. No operational impact.

October 31, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Between 2241Z and 2300Z there were 8 missed approaches due to wind shear including an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319-114 (C-FYJG/ROU1505) on a flight from Greater Moncton/Romeo Leblanc Intl, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ).

October 17, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

A WestJet Encore Bombardier DHC-8-402 (C-FJWE/WEN3419) from Greater Moncton/Romeo LeBlanc, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester. B Pearson, ON (CYYZ) conducted a go around due to an unstable approach. WEN3419 landed at 1834Z without further incident (WOFI). No Operational Impact.

August 21, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

TSB Report #A19O0125: C-GENK, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3436 from Toronto / Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ) ON to Moncton / Greater Moncton Intl (CYQM), NB. During climb out from CYYZ, the windshield on the captains side cracked. The flight crew declared a PAN PAN and returned to CYYZ. The aircraft landed uneventfully with ARFF standing by. Maintenance replaced the cracked windshield and the aircraft returned to service.
UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. Pilot windshield cracked during climb through 8000ft out of YYZ, approximately 1-2 minutes after windshield heat was selected to norm. The aircraft returned to YYZ. The windshield was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

September 6, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, FOD (foreign object debris))

A WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FIWE/WEN3419) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported a positive bird strike after landing on Runway 05. Two subsequent aircraft on approach were instructed to initiate missed approaches to Runway 05. Inspection vehicle found one Kestrel intact.

September 5, 2019

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A321-211 (ROU1505) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) reported wake turbulence in the downwind for Runway 06L. The other aircraft was an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (ACA849) from London/Heathrow, United Kingdom (EGLL) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ).

August 14, 2019

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A Moncton Flight College Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FJYS) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Moncton, NB (CYQM) reported low fuel, did not declare emergency but requested priority.

July 15, 2019

Incident at 5NM S TORONTO / BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT ON (CYTZ)

An Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 (ROU1504) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Moncton, NB (CYQM) departed CYYZ and encountered wake turbulence following an Emirates Airbus A380-800 (UAE242) from Toronto/Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (OMDB), 9 miles in trail. Slight deviation of course required. No impact to operations.

July 22, 2019

Incident at TORONTO CENTRE / ACC DE TORONTO

An ABC Aerolineas S.A. de C.V. Airbus A320 (AIJ2841) from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ) to Cancun, Mexico (MMUN) was cleared to 7000, and readback correctly. AIJ2841 continued to climb through 7000 to 7200, causing a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA) on a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GWEJ/WEN3441) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson, ON (CYYZ). No evasive action taken. No Operational Impact.

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